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bridge where it looks like you have a 12-minute drive from the beltway. erika? >> thank you, alexis. police are investigating an attack on a metrobus in which one woman was stabbed. it happened near the intersection of talbert street and martin luther king boulevard southeast. two women were attacked on the bus to capital heights before 2:00 this morning. one was stabbed, the other beaten. witnesses tell police the suspect ran off the bus. those women were taken to the hospital, one with serious injuries. >>> we're following breaking news on capitol hill this morning. a major step closer to a deal that will limit had the damage done by going over the fiscal cliff. overnight, the senate passed a bill that will keep taxes in check for most americans. news 4's megan mcgrath live on capitol hill with the breakdown. megan, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, aaron. that's right. under this deal, about 98% of americans would avoid paying higher taxes. the big question though, is will house conservatives go for it. it was a little bit after 2:00 this morning, two hours after the fisca
expect quite a bit. >> thank you so much from new york. alexis wineman grew up knowing she was not like other kids, but not until she turned 11 she found out why. the story of this girl who did not let her disorder get in the way of her dreams. >> miss montana surrounded by 50 other beauty queens on stage. all hoping to become miss america. for most of her early life. alexis wineman spent time alone. >> i was very quiet because i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i didn't have any friends. >> her parents knew there was something wrong, but the small town didn't have the resources to figure out what it was. at the age of 11 after years and years of searching for answers, a doctor put a name to wineman's condition. pervasive development disorder, a mild form of autism. >> children with autism are very intelligent, but very quiet and socially awkward and don't respond appropriately to interactions with other people. typically they don't become beauty queens either, but one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i longed to accept myse
contestant making history. miss montana, alexis wineman, is going to be the first contestant with autism. >> reporter: she is an incredible woman. she is the first contestant with autism. and the youngest contestant. and she's not letting any of it keep her from her dream. in a competition filled with smiles, struts and sass, the reigning miss montana looks like she fits right in. >> holy crap. i'm going to be on miss america. >> reporter: but fitting in has never been easy for 18-year-old alexis wineman. >> growing up, i was alone a lot. i barely hung out with anyone. and that's because i was afraid of being laughed at. >> reporter: she is the first miss america contestant to be diagnosed with autism, which was discovered when she was just 11 years old. >> i would stay in my room for hours, not wanting to talk to anyone. >> reporter: even though she was considered highly functioning, she said she was ridiculed because of her speech impediment and intense shyness. >> the girl you're seeing right now, is not the same girl you would have seen ten years ago. i've overcome so many of my symp
, the personal. two takes on what happened at the white house today. alexy haller, the uncle of noah pozner. along with colin goddard. colin was shot four times in a classroom at virginia tech. i was wondering what your reaction was to what you heard. >> based on what we heard before the announcement when the families met with the president and the vice president and during the announcement itself, i was satisfied and pleased to see that the administration is treating this so seriously. and i think the strong sense i got was that they were determined to make a major change here and to enact significant reforms that would put a stop to this kind of violence. >> are you optimistic? >> i'm optimistic to some of the proposals. i still think there is a lot of work to do. i still think there is work to do in terms of other proposals. but in general i am optimistic. i think that this is an opportunity to make real change happen. >> colin, the vice president mentioned you by name. what is your reaction to what you heard today? >> that was quite shocking to hear my name mentioned like that. but over
from whether or not if something can pass to really when it is. and i think that time is now. >> alexy, i appreciate you being on tonight, and colin as well. thank you very much. let's talk about the politics. so far they have included that nra ad, the congressional threat of impeachment. here to talk about it cnn contributor and consultant margaret hooper, charles below and david gergen. david, when you look at these proposals, are some of them non-starters? >> i think first of all, we have to say, anderson, many times in the past we have complained about a lack of leadership by president obama. this time he has stepped up. he is taking the lead. this is what a president who is really committed. >> he went big. >> he went big. you have to give him credit for that. his problem is that he is handicapped. he doesn't have enough power through the executive office to do this alone. most of these are small bore initiatives that he is going to do on his own. he needs the congress to get this done. and so far we have to bring politics into this, because this is a political matter in this trag
of privacy and conspiracy. both he and alexis wright have pleaded not guilty. >> reporter: did you pay for sex with alexis wright? >> no. >> reporter: did you help her promote prostitution. >> i certainly did not. >> reporter: did you invade privacy of the 150 or so johns on the list? >> no, i did not. >> reporter: here in his lawyer's office, the piles of evidence, the infamous dvds threatened strong with years behind bars. >> i have been harassed. i have received threatening phone calls threatening my life. >> reporter: investigators say strong worked with the 30-year-old alexis wright to sell sex, running license plates of clients and receiving hours of video of her encounters. >> reporter: so you don't have any knowledge of any of the detailed ledgers and records? >> that's not what he's saying. he's saying he's not going to talk about it. >> reporter: despite the potential jail time, strong isn't resentful. >> reporter: you're not angry at alexis? >> no. >> reporter: angry at your self? >> i could let myself be angry but i have to move on. >> reporter: the 57-year-old said he didn
life, alexis wineman spent her time alone. >> i was very quiet because i couldn't say anything right. i was picked on for the way i spoke. i really didn't have any friends. >> reporter: her parents knew there was something wrong, but their small town of cutbank, montana, didn't have the resources to figure out what it was. at age 11, after years and years of searching for answers, a doctor finally put a name to her condition -- pervasive development disorder. a mild form of autism. typically children with autism are very intelligent. but very quiet. socially awkward, and they don't respond appropriately to interactions with other people. typically they don't end up becoming beauty queens either. but wineman says one day she simply decided not to let her condition define her. >> i longed to really accept myself and my autism. and i realized that my autism isn't what defines me. i define what is autism. >> she entered the miss montana pageants as a way to prove to herself she could do anything she set her mind to. >> i fell in love with the program. good thing, too, because i won. i wasn'
of alexis de tocqueville. the tocqueville wrote democracy in america two generations after the american founding. two generations after madison identified the tyranny of the majority as the distinctively worse political outcome the democracy could produce to feed the tocqueville, however, had a different answer than that ascended to the question of what kind of despotism space nations have to fear. his warming is justly famous and more pertinent now than ever. this despotism that will lead to tocqueville what he say was mild than the traditional despotisms but coming in here i put them at length the modern despotism leave men without granting them. it is absolute, detailed, regular, farsi and my old. it would resemble paternal power if like that and have for its object to prepare men for manhood but on the contrary it seems only to keep them fixed. it willingly works for their happiness but it wants to be the unique agent and sole arbiter of the happiness. it provides for their security and for their needs, facilitates the pleasures, conductor principal fares, directs their industries,
and arrested alexis rueda and his brother eduardo rueda . the assault rifle was later found in a nearby shed. >> new informations surfacing about the body found it at navato disposal and petaluma on friday off. >> the man has been identified as 30 year-old luis gomez did as i originally from mexico. >> he lived in both eureka in santa rosa but was currently transient. he would stay with relatives in the santa rosa area periodically in new people in the petaluma area. >> was last seen alive on thursday evening in santa rosa. authorities are still trying to determine how he's body gatt to petaluma. >> we now know the lance the falcons will face off against the san francisco 49 is next sunday. >> the falcons last seahawks game was a nail biter. >> with the falcons blowing a 20 point lead in the fourth quarter and been winning with the 49 yd field goal. >> a sum niners fans wanted seattle when as today, because the nfc said it should game with a been played at candlestick instead of an atlanta. >> i feel like the nine is are a better team than both of those teams. >> the game is coming up sunday
with this woman, alexis wright, of running a prostitution studio with a cover-up of a zumba class. and a deadly brawl in brooklyn. the 24-year-old was being escorted from a holding cell to a bathroom and police said he shoved the officer and ran away. it is not clear whether he was handcuffed or how he got out of the station. in florida, orlando police need some help finding a man missing since monday. they say the 47-year-old has mental health issues. arthel: new information on the nationwide flu outbreak. the centers for disease control and prevention just releasing the numbers showing how hard the flu is heading now and who is most at risk. elizabeth is live in atlanta. i just got a text for my 28-year-old cousin was a teacher in los angeles and she said she's back in urgent care. so this thing is definite is still on the rise, right? yes, this remains one of the worst flu seasons that we have seen so far. the cdc reporting a more pediatric deaths this week, bringing the total up to 37 deaths as far as pediatric cases are concerned. nationally speaking, cases are leveling off, but we are sti
:57 on this tuesday, january 1st of 2013. good morning. we're keeping an eye on your roads and alexis davies is in for danella seabrook. >> alexis? >> we had an accident on the outer loop of the beltway at old georgetown road. police left the scene. a car is still there so use caution approaching. elsewhere, 395 at 14th street bridge looking good right now. no delays. and looking at about a 1-minute ride from the beltway to the 14th street bridge. >>> right now cloudiness around the metro area and that's what's been happening over the last 12 hours. sprinkles the areas in green passing through the metro areas and points south and east and maybe a few sprinkles or flurries later today and right now we're in the 30 to near 40s and all above freezing and we'll hover near 40 during the afternoon with a lot of clouds and a small chance of a sprinkle or flurry and colder weather with (woman) 3 days of walking to give a break cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. whoo! you walk with friends, you meet new friends, and you keep those friendships. it was such a beautiful experie
next month. a check of the traffic now. alexis davies is in for danella. >> good morning, everyone. we are still seeing volume building on the beltway. especially the outer loop in maryland as you are coming down 59 southbound to where the outer loop. you should see backup there. still dealing with a water main break. little river turnpike at willow run drive. eastbound lanes are blocked. >> thanks so much. we will take a quick break now and >>> good morning. we have a brief elevated rainbow captured by an nbc viewer. this is over 95 earlier this morning. since then sunshine. hitting the upper 50s, near 60. warmer more of "today," this tuesday morning, 29th day of january, 2013. that crowd assembled on the plaza, the weather begins to warm up a little bit here in new york city. i'm willie geist along with natalie moles, al roker and tamron hall. the man behind the music of michael jackson, celine dion, mariah carey and many others, tommy mottola, he was here in our last hour talking about his new book "hitmaker" and we asked him to stick around for our take three. we want to get your t
if an extortion plot was in the works. >> why would alexis wright need cam corders, stacks of hard drives and countless lists about her clients that investigators say detailed who, what, when and how much? three months later the question of why is still hanging over the town of kennebunk. beth mclean writes about what everyone has been talking about. extortion. >> why would anyone do this unless there was going to be some grand attempt at extortion down the road. but in truth, no one really knows. >> reporter: no one knows, but the town is certainly speculating. >> all my gut instincts say this is some type of extortion situation that has been set up. but again, i don't have all of the facts. >> reporter: so far about a third of the nearly 200 alleged so-called johns in the case have been identified. gary pullman represents ten of them. >> their whole lives have been turned upside down, and i don't think that's fair. >> reporter: wright was running a one-woman brothel out of a dance studio with her lover, gary strong. both are being charged with violation of privacy and conspiracy. both h
'm here with alexis from new york. >> do you pick out anywhere in the world, where would it be? >> you know, i went to one of the most beautiful places on earth that i have ever seen before. they're called the maldives. you go to dubai. it's way in the middle of nowhere, but it's the most beautiful -- >> a long way. >> it's the most beautiful islands you have err seen. the water is blue. i loved it. >> that's my favorite spot. >> i didn't understand. any place i have never been before? >> yeah. any place -- if you can go anywhere in the world that you haven't been before, where would you go? >> i would like to go to australia. have i never been, and i have never met an aussie i didn't love. >> no kidding. >> we got to run, sweetie. good enough for hugh jackman, it's good fluff for me. >> beauty can be skin deep. this is that segment where they -- kathie lee and i are going to tell you how you can look seven years younger. >> wear going to have you stepping out in style with the hottest fashion trends in the new year. >> how to throw the ultimate golden globe party. miss, this seat's av
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